Phytophthora is a word used to describe more than just a single disease. The term refers to many different plant pathologies which have more or less severe impacts (crown rot, mildew, ink disease, etc.) It’s more accurate to use the phrase “phytophthora diseases”.
Famous for being vineyard owners’ #1 enemy, downy mildew is a constant threat to grape harvests. This blight also threatens certain other vegetables from the vegetable patch such as tomato and potato, too.
Spring garden tasks start filling those days as they get longer and nature begins to stir… time for gardeners to get the ball rolling! Fresh sunny days are perfect for gardening after the long winter wait.